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Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

A procumbent shoot that takes root, forming a new plant that eventually is freed from connection with the parent by decay of the runner. The runner serves as a vegetative propagule. See...

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Zátopek, Emil (1922–2000)

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 96 words.

Czech long-distance runner.

Zátopek's first Olympic gold medal came in London in 1948 in the 10 000 metres event. Four years

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Bannister, Sir Roger Gilbert (1929–2018)

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 147 words.

British middle-distance runner and doctor. He was the first man to run the mile in under four minutes. He was

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Maritime Crime

in The Liverpool Underworld

November 2011; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 6853 words.

This chapter examines the history of maritime crime in Liverpool during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It explains that one of the major types of maritime crime was dockland...

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The Magistrate’s Actions in Approaching a Resolution

Linxia Liang.

in Delivering Justice in Qing China

December 2007; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 12218 words.

This chapter discusses the actions a magistrate might perform in order to approach a resolution. It studies the concept of piao, which are orders issued usually to the runners as an...

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Civilization Itself Consents

Coll Thrush.

in Indigenous London

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 11345 words.

This chapter considers two moments—an ethnographic display of military regimentation from the third quarter of the nineteenth century, and an anti-modern jeremiad from the first years of...

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Peace through Justice, or the Old Pacifism Defined

Norman Ingram.

in The Politics of Dissent

January 1991; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9375 words.

Pacifism was not born in France after the Great War, rather it has a long and respectable history in the chronicles of 19th and 20th century France. The earliest French peace society dates...

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